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Volume 29, Number 27c, July 6, 2022
Signature Acquires TAC Air Facilities; Boosts Global Footprint To 227 FBOs
FBO mega-chain Signature Aviation has announced it has acquired the TAC Air division of The Arnold Companies. The result is that 14 TAC Air locations will now rebrand as Signature Flight support FBOs. Greg Arnold, longtime chairman and CEO of[…]   Read this article
Buying A Used Aircraft: Piper PA-46 Malibu/Mirage/Matrix
For some, Piper’s PA-46-series is the ultimate step-up piston single. It’s a serious IFR traveler, and the Malibu and Mirage can do 200 knots in pressurized comfort. With many to choose from at varying price points, these airplanes are far from[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
Corrected: Research Cited At Conference Warns Of Increases In Turbulence
Evidence indicates that global warming is stimulating wind shear events at the jet stream level, with a significant increase in turbulence when transitioning in and out of the high-speed airflow at altitude. Speaking at the Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress in[…] Read this article

Garmin 'Visit us at AirVenture!
U.S. Military Is Getting Ready To 'Party' On The Jersey Shore
The New Jersey summer is going to get even louder than usual later this month. The U.S. Military has published a warning of a “high noise” event—with the loudest period coming between July 17 and 24. Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst, the[…] Read this article

MCICO 'Save space save time save the day
Lion Air Takes Delivery Of First Post-Ban 737-8 Max
News source Asian Aviation has reported that Lion Air, one of the airlines involved in two landmark Boeing 737 Max crashes, recently took delivery of the first of eight 737-8 Maxes from leasing company Aergo Capital. The aircraft, identified as[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
Short Final: Information Whiskey
I do flights in my Cessna Cardinal for PALS, Patient Airlift Services, such as flying people with cancer to their medical appointments in another city. On one recent flight, I decided to let my passenger/patient put a headset on so[…] Read this article